Definitions for "Diminution"
The act of diminishing, or of making or becoming less; state of being diminished; reduction in size, quantity, or degree; -- opposed to augmentation or increase.
In counterpoint, the imitation of, or reply to, a subject, in notes of half the length or value of those the subject itself.
Shortening of a motive or melody in rhythmic proportions shorter than the original.
The act of lessening dignity or consideration, or the state of being deprived of dignity; a lowering in estimation; degradation; abasement.
change toward something smaller or lower
the act of decreasing or reducing something
Omission, inaccuracy, or defect in a record.
The name given to the process of linear units prolonging harmonic ones more...